The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 12.82% - 8.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% - 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Median daily rate £313 - £314
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 7 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 43.59% 20.00% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 64
Median daily rate £280 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Taunton

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Taunton

WPF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Kanban
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Line Management
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) BDD
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
8 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (12.50%) NUnit
8 1 (12.50%) Finance

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
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